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Sport and Urban Space in Europe

Sport and Urban Space in Europe

Facilities, Industries, Identities

  • Author: Thierry Terret,Sandra Heck
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1317435729
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 170
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Filling a gap in the literature on the history of sport in Europe, the book brings together complementary studies on diverse aspects of the interrelation between sport and urban space. Going from geography to political science, from sports history to urban and transport history, it suggests a three-fold approach. A first thematic group of researches ranges around "Sport Development and Urban Spaces", exploring the impact of the city on the rise of sport. A second focal point is related to "Sport Policies and Local Identities" with a special attention given to the making of sport venues and competitions in the making of urban identity. A third thematic group includes studies on "Sport Facilities, Engineers and Workers". The articulation of the three parts builds a unique contribution to the process of identity making at a European level. This book was published a sa special issue of the International Journal of the History of Sport.

The 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games

The 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games

Assessing the 30-Year Legacy

  • Author: Matthew Llewellyn,John Gleaves,Wayne Wilson
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1317502469
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 224
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The 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games stand as the most profitable and arguably the most important event in the history of the modern Olympic movement. Fresh off the back of the financially disastrous Montreal Games of 1976 and the politically controversial Moscow Games of 1980, the Olympic movement returned to the United States for the sixth time in an attempt to salvage the economic viability and global prestige of the Olympics. The Los Angeles Olympics proved to be both provocative and polarizing. On the one hand they have been heralded as an overwhelming, transformative success, ushering the Olympic movement into the modern commercial age. On the other hand, critics have repudiated the Games as a manifestation of commercial excess and a platform for western political and cultural propaganda. In conjunction with the 30th anniversary of the Los Angeles Olympics, this volume examines their legacy. With an international collection of contributing scholars, this volume will span a range of global legacies, including the increasing commercialization of the Games, the changing participation of women, the Communist boycott movement, nationalism and sporting identity, and the modernization and California-cation of the Games. This book was originally published as a special issue of the International Journal of the History of Sport.

Historicizing the Pan-American Games

Historicizing the Pan-American Games

  • Author: Bruce Kidd,Cesar Torres
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1315414279
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 250
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The Pan-American Games, begun officially in 1951 in Buenos Aires and held in every region of the western hemisphere, have become one of the largest multi-sport games in the world. 6,132 athletes from 41 countries competed in 48 sports in the 2015 Games in Toronto, Canada. The Games are simultaneously an avenue for the spread of the Olympic Movement across the Americas, a stage for competing ideologies of Pan-American unity, and an occasion for host city infrastructural stimulus and economic development. And yet until this volume, the Games have never been studied as a single entity from a scholarly viewpoint. Historicizing the Pan-American Games presents 12 original articles on the Games. Topics range from the origins of the Games in the period between the world wars, to their urban, hemispheric and cultural legacies, to the policy implications of specific Games for international sport.?The entire collection is set against the shifting economic, social, political, cultural, sporting and artistic contexts of the turbulent western hemisphere. Historicizing the Pan-American Games makes a significant contribution to the literature on major games, Olympic sport and sport in the western hemisphere. This book was previously published as a special issue of The International Journal of the History of Sport.

Sociological Abstracts

Sociological Abstracts

  • Author: Leo P. Chall
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Sociology
  • Page: N.A
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CSA Sociological Abstracts abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.

Social Dimensions of Canadian Sport

Social Dimensions of Canadian Sport

  • Author: Jane Crossman,Jay Scherer
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780133444469
  • Category: Sports
  • Page: 384
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Social Dimensions of Canadian Sport and Physical Activity by Jane Crossman and Jay Scherer is an up-to-date, comprehensive overview of the relationship between sociological issues and sport, with a specific focus on the Canadian sports industry. Each chapter in this contributed text is written by experts in their field, using both Canadian and international perspectives to address contemporary sociological issues. The authors hope that this text will provide students with a sound basis for understanding the social dimensions of sport and physical activity from a uniquely Canadian perspective.

Dissertation Abstracts International

Dissertation Abstracts International

The humanities and social sciences. A

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  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Dissertations, Academic
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Die Olympischen Spiele der Antike

Die Olympischen Spiele der Antike

  • Author: Judith Swaddling
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783150182932
  • Category:
  • Page: 200
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National atlas of Sweden

National atlas of Sweden

  • Author: Leif Wastenson,Sweden. Statens lantmäteriverk,Svenska sällskapet för antropologi och geografi,Sweden. Statistiska centralbyrån
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9789187760181
  • Category: Recreation
  • Page: 128
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Issues in Orthopedics and Occupational and Sports Medicine: 2011 Edition

Issues in Orthopedics and Occupational and Sports Medicine: 2011 Edition

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: ScholarlyEditions
  • ISBN: 1464963584
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 3196
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Issues in Orthopedics and Occupational and Sports Medicine: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Orthopedics and Occupational and Sports Medicine. The editors have built Issues in Orthopedics and Occupational and Sports Medicine: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Orthopedics and Occupational and Sports Medicine in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Orthopedics and Occupational and Sports Medicine: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Mega-Event und Stadtentwicklung im globalen Süden

Mega-Event und Stadtentwicklung im globalen Süden

die Fussballweltmeisterschaft 2010 und ihre Impulse für Südafrika

  • Author: Stefanie Baasch
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: City planning
  • Page: 258
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Voodoo im Strafraum

Voodoo im Strafraum

Fussball und Magie in Afrika

  • Author: Oliver Becker
  • Publisher: C.H.Beck
  • ISBN: 9783406601316
  • Category: Magic
  • Page: 198
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Über die Erhaltung der Kraft

Über die Erhaltung der Kraft

  • Author: H. Helmholtz
  • Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
  • ISBN: 9925008700
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 64
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Nachdruck des Originals von 1915.

Resources in Education

Resources in Education

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  • Category: Education
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Yearbook of International Organizations

Yearbook of International Organizations

  • Author: Union of International Associations
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Associations, institutions, etc
  • Page: 1788
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Choice

Choice

Publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries, a Division of the American Library Association

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  • Publisher: N.A
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  • Category: Academic libraries
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The Encyclopedia Americana

The Encyclopedia Americana

  • Author: Grolier Incorporated
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Reference
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Untersuchungen über den Einfluss des Kochsalzes, des Kaffee's und der Muskelbewegungen auf den Stoffwechsel

Untersuchungen über den Einfluss des Kochsalzes, des Kaffee's und der Muskelbewegungen auf den Stoffwechsel

ein Beitrag zur Feststellung des Princips der Erhaltung der Kraft in den Organismen

  • Author: Carl Voit,Karl von Voit
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Metabolism
  • Page: 253
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Der Report der Magd

Der Report der Magd

Roman

  • Author: Margaret Atwood
  • Publisher: Piper ebooks
  • ISBN: 3492970591
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 400
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Die provozierende Vision eines totalitären Staats, in dem Frauen keine Rechte haben: Die Dienerin Desfred besitzt etwas, was ihr alle Machthaber, Wächter und Spione nicht nehmen können, nämlich ihre Hoffnung auf ein Entkommen, auf Liebe, auf Leben ... Margaret Atwoods »Report der Magd« wurde zum Kultbuch einer ganzen Generation und von Volker Schlöndorff unter dem Titel »Die Geschichte der Dienerin« verfilmt.

Ein säkulares Zeitalter

Ein säkulares Zeitalter

  • Author: Charles Taylor
  • Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag
  • ISBN: 3518740407
  • Category: Philosophy
  • Page: 1299
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Was heißt es, daß wir heute in einem säkularen Zeitalter leben? Was ist geschehen zwischen 1500 – als Gott noch seinen festen Platz im naturwissenschaftlichen Kosmos, im gesellschaftlichen Gefüge und im Alltag der Menschen hatte – und heute, da der Glaube an Gott, jedenfalls in der westlichen Welt, nur noch eine Option unter vielen ist? Um diesen Wandel zu bestimmen und in seinen Folgen für die gegenwärtige Gesellschaft auszuloten, muß die große Geschichte der Säkularisierung in der nordatlantischen Welt von der frühen Neuzeit bis in die Gegenwart erzählt werden – ein herkulisches Unterfangen, dem sich der kanadische Philosoph Charles Taylor in seinem mit Spannung erwarteten neuen Buch stellt. Mit einem Fokus auf dem »lateinischen Christentum«, dem vorherrschenden Glauben in Europa, rekonstruiert er in geradezu verschwenderischem Detail die entscheidenden Entwicklungslinien in den Naturwissenschaften, der Philosophie, der Staats- und Rechtstheorie und in den Künsten. Dem berühmten Diktum von der wissenschaftlich-technischen »Entzauberung der Welt« und anderen eingeschliffenen Säkularisierungstheorien setzt er die These entgegen, daß es die Religion selbst war, die das Säkulare hervorgebracht hat, und entfaltet eine komplexe Mentalitätsgeschichte des modernen Subjekts, das heute im Niemandsland zwischen Glauben und Atheismus gefangen ist.